Penalties Are Stiff So Hiring The Right Attorney For Your Fairfield DWI Is Important
The penalties if you are convicted of a DWI, DUI, or Refusal are serious. At a very minimum, you face a mandatory drivers license suspension whether it is your First Offense, Second Offense or Third Offense (or more). And there are no work or hardship licenses in New Jersey. If you are found guilty, you cannot drive or risk a mandatory jail term if you are caught. The best way for you to insure that your license is not suspended is to hire the right lawyer. We believe that our firm can provide a truly unique level of qualification for the Fairfield NJ DWI Offense you are presently facing. Don’t make the mistake of underestimating what is required to overcome the mandatory penalties of a driving while intoxicated or under the influence of drugs charge or you probability have to weather the following for a first offense, second offense or third offense:
• First Offense. You may be sentenced to up to 30 days in jail and must serve 12-48 hours in the Intoxicated Drivers Resource Center. The license suspension is 3 months if your BAC was .08-.99 and 7-12 months for a BAC of .10 or higher.
• Second Offense. The mandatory penalties include a jail term of 2-90 days, 2 year license suspension, 30 days community service, and installation of an ignition interlock for 1-3 years.
• Third Offense or Subsequent. The jail term is 180 days and it, as well as a 10 year license suspension and 1-3 year post suspension ignition interlock, are mandatory.
In addition to the aforesaid court imposed penalties, the Division of Motor Vehicles imposes an annual surcharge of $1,000-$1,500 per year for three (3) years depending on whether it is your first offense, second offense or third offense.
Our Defense Team Is Ready To Defend You In Fairfield Municipal Court
It has been the experience of our attorneys that DWI/DUI cases often turn into marathons rather than a sprint if results are the paramount objective. When you hire our driving while intoxicated defense lawyers you can be absolutely confident that we will see your case through so that the best possible result can be reached. Call us at 973-710-1520 to discuss your Fairfield DWI offense free of charge.